Madoka Shafted


Magical puella fans are delighted to see that Shaft has already drastically reworked scenes from Puella Magi Madoka Magica’s 10 episode, with the online NicoNico Douga broadcast differing substantially from the earlier TV version.

The full comparison, with the revised version on the right:


Shaft’s trademark quality issues are fortunately none too evident even in the TV version.

Reportedly at least some of the motivation behind the various broadcast delays and cancellations suffered by Madoka is due to Shaft’s notoriously tight (if not reckless) production schedules not surviving contact with the quake.

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